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How Jeff Sessions Is Getting Tough on Drug Crime

Being a drug dealer in the United States just got more risky. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month Last Friday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memorandum directing all federal prosecutors to “charge and pursue the most serious, readily provable offense.” This means that absent extenuating circumstances, prosecutors must pursue offenses that carry the highest penalties under federal guidelines, including mandatory minimum sentences. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Mandatory minimum sentences provide that if someone is convicted of selling over a certain quantity of a particular drug, a judge must sentence the offender to a certain minimum sentence, which can, depending on the offense, range from five years up to life imprisonment. For example, if someone sells 1 gram of LSD, 5 grams of pure methamphetamine, 28 grams of crack cocaine, or 100 grams … Read entire article »

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Here’s How Far Behind Trump Is on Political Appointments Compared to Obama, Bush

President Donald Trump has begun to move on naming federal judges and will eventually be naming a new FBI director, but more broadly, he remains slow in filling political appointments compared to his predecessors. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month “The swamp creatures have won the fight. Unless you control the bureaucracy, the bureaucracy controls you,” Robert Moffit says. Trump has made 85 nominations to the Senate at this point in his presidency as of Friday, according to the Center for Presidential Transition, which tracks presidential appointees. In that same period of his first term, President Barack Obama made 212 nominations, President George W. Bush made 161 nominations, President Bill Clinton made 182 nominations, and President George H. W. Bush made 135 nominees by this point. Trump, so far, is leaving key … Read entire article »

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Paris and Washington Send a Message to Moscow: No Sanctions Relief Until Russian Troops Leave Ukraine

Paris and Washington Send a Message to Moscow: No Sanctions Relief Until Russian Troops Leave Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine—The Kremlin’s gambit to secure sanctions relief by redrawing the political landscapes in Europe and the United States has, so far, been a failure. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month In 2014, the U.S. and the European Union levied punitive economic sanctions on Moscow for its invasion of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula and subsequent proxy war in eastern Ukraine. New presidential leadership in Washington and Paris have both made clear this year that the sanctions … Read entire article »

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As Senate Mulls Obamacare Repeal, Insurers in 2 States Ask Double-Digit Premium Hikes

Consumers in at least two states face the prospect of double-digit increases in health insurance rates next year, as insurers attempt to price premiums amid uncertainty, including from Congress and President Donald Trump on the fate of Obamacare. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month Also driving rate increases is the fact that the millions of Americans enrolled on Obamacare’s exchanges are sicker than the general population. Insurance companies selling plans in Maryland and Connecticut have submitted their rate requests for 2018, as other insurers decide whether they’ll continue to offer coverage on Obamacare’s state-run and federal exchanges. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Already, Tennessee and Iowa have seen an exodus of major insurers. Consumers in parts of those states are in jeopardy of having no insurers to choose from on the exchange next … Read entire article »

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Uninspired French Voters Choose a ‘Centrist’ President Rather Than a Far-Right One

Uninspired French Voters Choose a ‘Centrist’ President Rather Than a Far-Right One

PARIS—As is the case most Sundays, Rue de Bac in central Paris was quiet this morning. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month The shops were closed, as were most cafes on this day when self-styled centrist Emmanuel Macron would defeat the far-right candidate, Marine Le Pen, to become France’s next president. Except for Le Saint Germain cafe, at the corner of Rue du Bac and Boulevard Saint-Germain. On the outdoor terrace, patrons sipped on coffee and … Read entire article »

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Baltimore Dems trying to save ‘out of control’ city seek suggestions (NO NOT THAT ONE)

Baltimore Dems trying to save ‘out of control’ city seek suggestions (NO NOT THAT ONE)

**Written by Doug Powers Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month The mayor of the city of Baltimore has asked the Trump administration for help with crime rates that are somehow worse than ever: Through the first four months of 2017, Baltimore has experienced its highest murder rate in recorded history — and now federal officials are sending in some help. Mayor Catherine Pugh last week asked for more federal resources to combat the city’s surge in shootings, … Read entire article »

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These Regulations Could Incriminate Your Business Without You Knowing It. How Congress Can Bring Reform.

It’s nearly 100 days into the presidency of Donald Trump, and so far he has begun to make good on his campaign promise to curtail overregulation. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month That should continue for regulations of the harshest variety: arcane rules whose violation is a federal crime. The president’s efforts began in January, when he issued his first executive order designed to control regulatory costs and stem the seemingly endless flow of regulations being pumped out by federal bureaucrats. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A month later, he signed another executive order to create a regulatory reform task force within each agency. The president has since taken further targeted actions to lessen the regulatory yoke borne by Americans. Get Select TV + Free HD TV Antenna + Entertainment Bundle In continuing this effort, the … Read entire article »

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Trump’s Gorsuch Success Paves Way for Nation Governed by Lawmakers, Not Judges

Long after Donald Trump has left the White House, Justice Neil Gorsuch will likely still be at the Supreme Court. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month Once it didn’t look like it would happen this way. And it’s to the enormous credit of the Trump White House—and the Trump campaign, which relentlessly focused on the Supreme Court—that it did happen. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Of course, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell did a stellar job in refusing to give President Barack Obama’s nominee, Merrick Garland, a vote—saying that voters deserved a chance to weigh in on this important appointment, given how Justice Antonin Scalia died less than a year before the presidential election. Trump regularly discussed the Supreme Court opening on the trail, and talked about picking from a list of qualified judges … Read entire article »

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This Little-Known US Ally Could Be Pivotal on Russia, China Policy

As the U.S. grapples with many complex challenges to its interests in the vast region of Eurasia, one country should attract Washington’s particular attention. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month Kazakhstan, the world’s ninth-largest country by land mass, sits right in the heart of Eurasia on what is best described as a convergence of global challenges and strategic opportunities for the U.S. These key challenges include nuclear proliferation, a resurgent Russia and rising China, Islamic extremism, and competition for energy resources. Partnership with Kazakhstan on these issues is important for the U.S. moving forward. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In addition to these challenges, there are many opportunities for the U.S., too—and these opportunities cannot be ignored. Kazakhstan is a major hydrocarbon player and has the potential to help Europe alleviate some of its … Read entire article »

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13 Ways Trump Has Rolled Back Government Regulations in His First 100 Days

As President Donald Trump reaches his 100th day in the White House on April 29, he will have worked with Congress to rescind more regulations using the Congressional Review Act than any other president. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month “We’re excited about what we’re doing so far. We’ve done more than that’s ever been done in the history of Congress with the CRA,” Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., told The Daily Signal in an interview, referring to the law called the Congressional Review Act. The Congressional Review Act, the tool Trump and lawmakers are using to undo these regulations, allows Congress to repeal executive branch regulations in a certain window of time. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “Under the Congressional Review Act, Congress is given 60 legislative days to disapprove a rule and … Read entire article »

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How to Address the Looming Crisis of Physician Shortages

As the struggle to repeal and replace Obamacare with a plan that will decrease fast-rising and exorbitant premiums as well as increasing consumer choice rages on, another health care crisis looms. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month Americans are facing an increasing shortage of primary care physicians, and the problem is only expected to get worse over the next 10 years. Imagine a world where everyone has to travel hours to find a doctor who is able to provide treatment and lifesaving medicine. Imagine having a child fall ill, but the nearest pediatrician being many miles away. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This shortage is already affecting communities nationwide. Many have begun to lack much-needed medical services, and this pressure is most deeply felt in rural communities. The coming crisis has multiple causes, one being … Read entire article »

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The Insane Punishment a School Gave a Teen Over a Water Gun

What is the appropriate punishment for a high school student found on campus in possession of a water gun? Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month The Autauga County Board of Education, which covers communities near Montgomery, Alabama, decided that a 16-year-old girl with a water gun was in violation of the board’s firearms policy. So Sara Allena “Laney” Nichols received a one-year expulsion. According to a report in the Montgomery Advertiser, Laney explained that she acquired the water pistol “as a joke” from a male classmate in a school hallway at  Prattville High School. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The school’s security cameras captured footage of Laney holding the toy gun, but not of the male student holding it at any time. He received no punishment. Laney said she put the water pistol in … Read entire article »

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Sweatin’ to the Totalitarian Oldies: Olympian/MP candidate lauds 2 national anti-obesity paragons

**Written by Doug Powers Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month Here’s an athlete and aspiring British politician with a “glass is half full” attitude. The downsides to living under a totalitarian regime — forced labor camps, brutal oppression, scarcity, unannounced visits from Sean Penn — are obvious, but the visionary can spot and appreciate an upside: You lose a few pounds: Olympic champion James Cracknell has fired the starting gun on his bid to become an MP – but his race has started shakily after he praised North Korea’s approach to tackling obesity. A UN report released last month revealed damning statistics showing nearly half its population is going hungry due to food shortages. But, appearing on Sky News, the two-time rowing gold medallist – who wants to run for Parliament to … Read entire article »

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New Turmoil in Middle East Makes Sisi-Trump Ties Even More Important

Given the turmoil of the last few days, it’s fortunate that the presidents of Egypt and the U.S. have begun to reforge the strategic partnership that unraveled under President Barack Obama. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month The horrific attacks on Christian churches in Egypt, a declaration of emergency rule, and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s gas attack on innocent civilians have set a tense region further on edge. Bringing a measure of stability back is going to require the two leaders to work together. It’s not surprising that Presidents Donald Trump and Abdel Fattah el-Sisi hit it off without even a round of golf. The two see the world in much the same way. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Both believe the Islamist threat from terrorists and subversive political movements is the top … Read entire article »

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‘Peace, but Not at Any Cost’: Ukrainians Brace for More War, and Unrest

‘Peace, but Not at Any Cost’: Ukrainians Brace for More War, and Unrest

KYIV, Ukraine—Forget death and taxes. In Ukraine, nothing is certain but war and protests. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month In the country’s eastern Donbas region, the war against Russia and its separatist proxies has dragged on for three years. And in Kyiv’s government halls, meaningful anti-corruption reforms are advancing at a snail’s pace more than three years after the revolution. The clock is ticking, some say, before the undercurrents of discontent that sparked the 2014 … Read entire article »

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Who’s unsafe on campus?

Who’s unsafe on campus? by Michelle MalkinCreators Syndicate Copyright 2017 Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month Springtime may be in bloom, but snowflakes never go out of season at America’s most prestigious colleges and universities. Quivering students at the University of Notre Dame launched a protest last week against the school’s decision to invite Vice President Mike Pence as commencement speaker. Activist Imanne Mondane told the campus newspaper that she and her peers felt “unsafe” and threatened by “someone who openly is offensive but also demeaning of their humanity and of their life and of their identity.” (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In other words: The mere presence of a public official whose policy positions veer from acceptable left-wing norms is a public safety hazard. At Wichita State University, the student government voted to refuse official … Read entire article »

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AWW: Notre Dame students sound alarm about safe space violation from VP Mike Pence

AWW: Notre Dame students sound alarm about safe space violation from VP Mike Pence

**Written by Doug Powers Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month The campus triggering of the week: (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); University of Notre Dame students have begun a “#NotMyCommencementSpeaker” white board campaign to protest the invitation of Vice President Mike Pence to speak at Commencement. Last week, seniors Immane Mondane and Jourdyhn Williams invited students to take photos holding white boards with “direct quotes from Pence that are racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, offensive, or ostracizing to … Read entire article »

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How World War I Changed America, 100 Years On

One hundred years ago today, April 6, 1917, the United States entered World War I. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month The Great War’s centennial is especially poignant because of the massive sacrifice America made in both blood and treasure, mostly forgotten and faded now as so much mist over the ocean. More than 53,000 Americans lost their lives on the battlefields in that horrific European conflagration. Disease alone added another 60,000 wartime deaths. More than 204,000 others were wounded, many of them maimed with terrible disfigurements. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Some 15 million people lost their lives in World War I. The late entry of the United States into the war—it had been raging since 1914—was a major inflection point in 20th-century history. Get Select TV + Free HD TV Antenna + Entertainment Bundle While … Read entire article »

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CNN hosts: Susan Rice story a ‘fake scandal’ according to our reporter who worked for Obama admin

CNN hosts: Susan Rice story a ‘fake scandal’ according to our reporter who worked for Obama admin

**Written by Doug Powers Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month Start the countdown to Susan Rice blaming this on a video: Multiple sources tell Fox News that Susan Rice, former national security adviser under then-President Barack Obama, requested to unmask the names of Trump transition officials caught up in surveillance. The unmasked names, of people associated with Donald Trump, were then sent to all those at the National Security Council, some at the Defense Department, then-Director of … Read entire article »

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Media executive’s questions for ABC’s 20/20

Media executive’s questions for ABC’s 20/20

Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month Last night, ABC’s 20/20 re-aired its year-old piece on former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw. Amazingly, the show is still titled “What the Dash Cam Never Saw,” even though OKC patrol cars didn’t have cams when Daniel served. Talk about fake news. The “update” to this show consisted of a hasty few lines tacked at the end in which Elizabeth Vargas briefly mentioned Daniel’s appeal. You can … Read entire article »

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